SOURCE: Smith & Nephew PLC

June 11, 2007 12:46 ET

Smith & Nephew PLC announces Transaction in Own Shares

London, UK--(Marketwire - June 11, 2007) -

Smith & Nephew PLC

11 June 2007

Smith & Nephew PLC - Transaction in Own Shares

Smith & Nephew PLC announces that on 11 June 2007 it purchased 350,000 ordinary shares of US$0.20 at a price of 607.2 pence per share. The purchased shares will be held as treasury shares.

Following the above purchase, Smith & Nephew PLC holds 14,770,000 ordinary shares in treasury, and has 931,052,693 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares).

Paul Chambers Company Secretary

                     This information is provided by RNS
            The company news service from the London Stock Exchange